Multimedia, Entrepreneurial Journalism, Social Media and More: 2012 NewsU Highlights

As we gear up for 2013, we wanted to spend a few minutes celebrating our 2012 highlights. In this special year-end issue of the Poynter NewsU newsletter, we're highlighting our top courses, Webinars and other training from Poynter.

And watch your email box in the coming weeks. We'll be announcing lots of new courses to help you meeting your training goals in the coming year.

Most of all, we want to say thank you. Your support of NewsU has made us one of the most innovative online journalism training programs ever created. We look forward to a great 2013 with you!

top 2012 Releases

Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling
Updated for 2012. Discover the basic steps necessary to organize a story in a multimedia format. Enroll now.

Understanding and Interpreting Polls
Updated for 2012. Find out why polling works, how to evaluate survey methods and what questions to ask about polls. Enroll now.

Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing
Explore business strategies and build a money-making plan for your new news site. Enroll now.

Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business
Learn the core issues related to running a small journalism business or an enterprising unit within a larger news organization. Enroll now.

Language Primer: Basics of Grammar, Punctuation and Word Use
Practice the fundamentals of grammar and composition so you can write with greater confidence. Enroll now.

Featured 2012 Webinars

Understanding Social Media Tools and Techniques
Learn what tools can help you make the most of social media for your news organization, and how to use them. Enroll now.

Advanced Twitter for Journalism
Twitter is not just a source of news. Learn how it can be a platform for developing breaking news out loud. Enroll now.

Developing Your Social Media Voice
Discover how your voice can provide information and add context to daily news. Enroll now.

The Art and Science of Editing
Learn to identify when you need to edit something, when you don't and how to explain your changes to others. Enroll now.

Photojournalism for Non-Photojournalists
Learn how to compose visually robust and newsworthy photographs regardless of how simple or complex your camera. Enroll now.

Help for Writers

Teaching the craft of writing is a long tradition of The Poynter Institute. And in that spirit, we are highlighting these unique programs to help you be a better writer--no matter what you write.

More from Poynter

Here are five of the year's top How To stories from

4 types of journalists: How they tick and what we can learn from them
Read more

What Twitter teaches us about writing short & well
Read more

What journalists need to know about animated GIFs — really
Read more

Video & highlights: Poynter symposium on journalism ethics in the digital age
Read more

10 key skills today’s leaders need to succeed in 2013
Read more